India witnessed the biggest spike of 28,701 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has crossed the 8.78 lakh-mark with 8,78,254 cases and 23,174 deaths. Till now, 5,53,470 patients have recovered from the disease. Maharashtra still remains the worst-affected state in the country with 2,54,427 cases and 10,289 deaths. Tamil Nadu has recorded 138,470 total cases so far. While Delhi and Gujarat have reported 1,12,494 and 41,897 positive cases respectively.